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Galilean transformation from velocity composition?

  1. Jul 6, 2010 #1

    Is there a quick way of deriving the Galilean transformations from the Galilean composition formula for velocities?

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  3. Jul 6, 2010 #2
    You mean, the other way around?
  4. Jul 8, 2010 #3


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    I have to think about this, but if you want to know more about this maybe Levy-Leblond's analysis of the Galilei group helps :)
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